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1/19/2017 2:50:42 PM
Local and community leaders got a better understanding of Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget when an administration official held a briefing in Fredonia this afternoon. Brian Stratton, Director of the State Canal Corporation, gave a presentation hosted by the Fredonia Rotary Club. He says the briefings are a way the governor is reaching out to all areas of the state... [audio:1191724208-Stra...read more
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2017-01-20 05:23
Firefighters from two departments were called out to the Cassadaga Valley Middle/High School yesterday afternoon for a small fire in the school's wood shop.  The fire involved a waste basket.  Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames and placed the basket outside.  Firefighters from Sinclairville and Gerry responded along with the Chautauqua County Sheriff's office.  No wor...read more
2017-01-20 05:16
Morning commuters may run into areas of fog and a few icy spots.  The National Weather Service says areas of fog will continue for a while this morning, across the higher terrain of Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.  Visibility will be reduced to less than a quarter mile at times on the hills.  Temperatures will also hover near the freezing mark and that may produce some icy spot...read more
2017-01-20 04:45
Today is Inauguration Day in Washington.  Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.   The ceremony will largely follow tradition, although there will be some unique changes. Among them, the president-elect has chosen his childhood Bible for the swearing-in ceremony. He will also use the Lincoln Bible, which has been used at three previous inaugural...read more
2017-01-19 04:21
With Donald Trump set to officially become the 45th President of the United States on Friday, area congressman Tom Reed says he wants to "be part of the solution" in Washington, DC during the Trump administration. Reed, who spoke Thursday afternoon from the nation's capital during a conference call with area media, including WDOE News, says he wants to help enact legislati...read more
2017-01-19 04:12
New York State's unemployment rate went down by two-tenths of a percent last month. According to figures released Thursday by the State Labor Department, the jobless rate dropped from 5.1% in November to 4.9% in December. The state also increased its private sector job count by 9,000, setting a new record high of 7,963,900 total private sector jobs.  Labor Department officials add that N...read more
2017-01-19 04:01
Two Jamestown residents face several drug-related charges following a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon in the south county city. Jamestown Police say a patrol spotted the car, driven by 32-year-old Charles Washington, fail to signal a turn in the area of 65 River Street at about 2:00 PM. Officers say they found Washington's passenger, 18-year-old Mariah Snyder, in possession of a small amount of mar...read more
2017-01-19 03:10
We will see another warmup this weekend, as temperatures continue to trend above normal. Meteorologist Jeff Wood of the National Weather Service in Buffalo says temperatures are expected to reach the low 50s this weekend, more than 20 degrees above normal. Wood says the unusually warm weather is due to a large trough of low pressure set up over the western part of the country, forcing warm ai...read more
2017-01-19 09:36
Community leaders have been invited to a regional budget briefing that will be held in Fredonia today.  A member of the Cuomo Administration will be at the Beaver Club to deliver the briefing.  Brian Stratton, Director of the State Canal Corporation, will be the guest speaker.  He will also be griving a presentation later this afternoon for Dream it Do it in Jamestown.  WDOE Ne...read more
2017-01-19 06:46
A Little Valley man is being accused of sending explicit text messages to an underage victim.  New York State Police in Jamestown say they arrested 19-year-old Ronald Kuhaneck Jr. of Little Valley on Wednesday, charging him with endangering the welfare of a child.  Kuhaneck was processed at SP Jamestown and later released.  He's scheduled to appear in Leon Town Court later this mont...read more
2017-01-19 05:55
A report of two unresponsive males in a vehicle located in a parking lot in the village of Mayville Wednesday morning led to drug bust. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies and the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force responded to the call at 14 North Erie Street around 8 am.  Deputies found 27-year-old Zachary Griffin of Erie, Pa. in the driver's seat with the engine running and 28-year-ol...read more
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